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Russia, Ukraine to compete

Updated: March 20, 2014, 6:37 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Russian and Ukrainian boxing teams will compete as scheduled in the World Series of Boxing quarterfinals despite tensions between the countries.

The International Boxing Association says the Russian Boxing Team and Ukraine Otamans will meet on March 30 in Moscow and April 4 in Donetsk. The eastern Ukraine city has recently seen pro-Europe groups clash with Russia supporters.

AIBA says both teams agreed "sport should always be dealt with outside of politics."

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